AFRIKA KOMMT by An Initiative of German Industry – Africa

“We support the project AFRICA IS COMING! Because it encourages cultural exchange. Both the African participants and the participating Daimler employees gain valuable new experiences. The initiative also promotes the economic exchange and development of African young professionals.”

Scholarship Details:

In 2008, the initiative AFRIKA KOMMT! (AFRICA IS COMING!) was called into being by 19 leading German enterprises – the very first joined initiative for capacity building of German industry. It aims at young highly qualified professionals from Subsaharan African countries with several years of work experience on the job and in some cases already holding a leading position.
After the successful completion of the first run, the German companies have decided to continue with AFRIKA KOMMT!
The purpose of the programme is the qualification of young professionals and junior executives in international management competencies. During a twelve-month stay in Germany, a nine-month internship in one of the participating companies forms the core of the programme. The practical training gives participants the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of management practice and to participate in economic, social and organisational change processes and will enable them to establish a network between cooperation partners from their home companies and German companies.
The programme will be conducted in German.

Objectives of the programme
The participants
- become acquainted with the functioning of and working processes in German enterprises
- know the potentials of the German economy and are capable of estimating the potentials of cooperation with their home countries
- broaden their know-how and management competencies and are able to initiate and implement change processes
- reflect working and living conditions in their home countries based on the experiences in Germany
- contribute to mutual learning processes between Germans and themselves
- establish a network of cooperation partners for German companies in their home countries
General EntranceQualifications
-University degree in Economics, Business Administration, Engineering and Banking, Communication/Media, HR, Law, Sales, Marketing; Postgraduate Degree (MBA) is an advantage
-Usually 2-5 years of relevant work experience
- Excellent English language skills
- Preferably basic knowledge of the German language
- Not older than 35 years and physically fit
- Female candidates are welcome

Application Deadline:
Application Deadline is 31.10. 2010

Further Details:
For further information about this scholarship visit below link.

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  1. please help inform me well i am a female graduate from Cameroon.

  2. please help inform me well i am a female graduate from Cameroon

  3. Hello, am from Africa – Uganda, i would like to know more about the procedures of winning a scholarship with you. Am interested please let me know of what am supposed to do.

  4. please help inform me well i am a female graduate from Cameroon.

  5. halo Iam from Timor Leste please help me inform to me your scholarship support and your University

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  9. Lebahati L Emmanuel says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    Please provide me with the email address to which applications are sent to in regard to the initiative “Africa Kommt”. I am eager to apply for that training opportunity.



  10. Nyaradzai Zingoma says:

    i would like to apply for the training programme, can u pliz send me the details

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